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William Augustus Atlee (1735-1793)

University Affiliation:
  • Trustee 1779-1786
Biographical Summary:
  • Judge of Pennsylvania Supreme Court

 

William Augustus Atlee was an active Whig during the American Revolution. The Pennsylvania legislature appointed him a Supreme Court Judge in 1777 and a trustee of the University of the State of Pennsylvania (now the University of Pennsylvania) in 1779. He also is known to have acted as Deputy Commissary General in area of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

 

REFERENCES:
Matriculates, Dictionary of American Biography (look under "Atlee, Washington Lemuel"), Alumni Record

 

 

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